Imran Khan's PTI Takes Early Lead in Pakistan's Elections

(Bloomberg) -- Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf, led by former cricket star Imran Khan, is leading on most parliament seats out of the 270 being contested in national elections, according to local television channels.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is trailing Khan’s party in nationwide polling, while Pakistan Peoples Party of former President Asif Ali Zardari is third.

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